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Better Business Show 2017 Keynote Speakers

Gillian Fielding
Gill Fielding is an international motivational speaker, businesswoman, presenter and author.  Despite being born into a poor family in the East End of London with humble beginnings, she is now a self-made multi millionaire who enjoys the fruits of financial success as much as sharing her knowledge on wealth creation, financial education and investing skills to help others succeed.  Gill amassed her wealth with land & property, stocks and business investments.  She owns and co-owns a variety of businesses today including The Wealth Company and is a published author.

Gill was featured on ‘Secret Millionaire’ for Channel 4 and was a business expert on The Apprentice – You’re Fired show.  She has been a  financial commentator for the BBC, ITV and CNBC as well as appearing in a variety of other TV shows around the world. She is currently a financial expert for the BBC and hosts a monthly phone-in for BBC radio.

In her career, Gill has held many high profile positions in business life including Citicorp, being the Chief Executive of a financial services group specialising in tax free savings vehicles, was the Chair of a Unit Trust Trade Association, Director on the board of an ethical Unit Trust (with Lord Brian Rix)  and was an adviser to the Inland Revenue on tax free savings.

Patron of Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce Gill will talk about how she started from humble roots in London's East End and discovered and used her own resources to eventually achieve financial freedom for herself and her family.

Darren Gearing

Up until very recently Darren was an international deluxe Hotelier whose career spanned extended periods in the UK, USA and Asia working for the Marriott and award winning Shangri-La Hotel groups. Most recently he was based at the Shangri-La at the Shard as Executive Vice President where he oversaw 16 hotels globally, all including the development and opening of this Iconic London Hotel as depicted in the TV show "The Hotel in the Clouds". Darren is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality.

A native of Sussex, he now has entrepreneurial interests in a Sussex based plant hire business, in Worthing's Beach House and Corner House pubs and an active Hotel consultancy with large investors. For the immediate future Darren will assist his partners in growing these businesses in London and the South East, they are actively seeking further "opportunities" in Sussex.

Darren will talk about his time spent working for a Asian group out of Hong Kong, then relocating back to the UK and opening the Hotel at the Shard. How did the transition process work changing from working in a corporate environment to now working for ones self.
Shaa Wasmund MBE

Shaa Wasmund MBE is one of Britain's most highly regarded female entrepreneurs and was named in early 2016 by The Sunday Times as one of the Top 20 Most Influential Entrepreneurs in the UK. She is an international best selling author and award winning businesswoman, who the Institute of Directors voted one of the most connected women in Britain. Her first book, Stop Talking, Start Doing was the #1 Best Selling Business Book in the UK for 14 months in a row, breaking all records. Shaa’s experience is incredibly diverse. Whilst still at University, she became the world’s only licensed female boxing promoter, working alongside Don King to put on 22 World Title fights. Shaa then started working with Sir James Dyson from around his kitchen table and helped build Dyson into one of the most recognised brand names in the world. In 2015 she received an MBE (Member of The British Empire) Award from the Queen for her “services to business and entrepreneurship”. Today, in addition to running her own successful online educational businesses (, she is also an acclaimed international speaker, having spoken alongside the likes of Gary Vaynerchuk and Tim Ferris. And in 2016, The Guardian newspaper named Shaa’s events as one of the Top 10 Events to attend as a small business owner.

Shaa will be sharing how she’s had her most successful and happiest 2 years in business yet!
Shaa will talk about how to:
- Make Money From The Skills, Expertise and Knowledge You Already Have
- Grow Your List With Zero Marketing Budget
- Build predictable, recurring online revenue of £5k a month
- Grow an audience of raving fans and repeat buyers
- Create, market and sell online courses to monetise your audience
- Automate your business to run itself and make money around the clock
- To build a business to live life on your terms and totally smash 2017!

Shaa's purpose is to help as many people as possible, build businesses they love and which deliver them what she says is her most valuable asset: FREEDOM.
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